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H Amdt 511 - Advanced Research Opportunities Amendment - Key Vote

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Mike Simpson voted Nay (Amendment Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Amendment Rejected (House) (192-206) - (Key vote)

Title: Advanced Research Opportunities Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment to initiate a four-year pilot grant program for NASA to promote research, development, testing and evaluation at minority-serving institutions.

Highlights:
  • Establishes a grant program for the development of physical facilities and infrastructure at minority institutions for the performance of research, development, test, and evaluation projects pursuant to NASA prime contracts (Sec. 706).
  • Requires that all grants issued must be matched by a third party other than the Federal Government (Sec. 706).
  • Requires the administrator of the program to enter into a cooperative agreement with a non-profit organization in order to develop relationships between industry, minority institutions, and other entities (Sec. 706).
  • Authorizes $4 million to be used in support of such grants for each of fiscal years 2006 through 2009 (Sec. 706).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Advanced Research Opportunities Amendment

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